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April 2005

Edinburgh Building Development News

RIAS Award
The RIAS is now seeking entries for its annual architecture award, now known as the RIAS Andrew Doolan Award for Architecture, Best Building in Scotland

Terry Farrell: Inverness
Farrell has been commissioned to create a masterplan for 1,000 homes, shops, marina, hotel, school & leisure facilities at Arderier’s disused oil fabrication yard

Terry Farrell: Dundee
Dundee University has engaged Terry Farrell for the redevelopment of its
campus to the next stage

Edinburgh Sculpture Workshop
Edinburgh Sculpture Workshop awarded grant towards new building by Sutherland Hussey, from Scottish Arts Council National Lottery Capital Awards

Madelvic
Malcolm Fraser Architects: Madelvic Model images
20.04.05

Glasgow Harbour
New images of Glasgow Harbour Phase 1 + 2

Jobs
Technician / Senior Landscape Architect / Architect min. 10yrs exp:
Three Edinburgh jobs added on the new Architect Jobs page – carrying Anders Elite positions – complementing the existing Scottish Architect Jobs page

Buredi Brothers
Ian Wall and John Forbes gave a talk to mark five years of Buredi last night, hosted by the Cockburn Association. More talks at Edinburgh Events
19.04.05

The Second Crossing
FETA Convener is reported to be still supportive of the second Forth Road Bridge despite the ForthRight Alliance campaign
18.04.05

Iconic Architecture Debate
Thu 21 Apr
Speakers: Charles Jencks, Miles Glendinning, Will Alsop, Austin Williams

Hearts
Another blow as £35m stadium – incl shopping complex, hotel, bars and leisure centre – may be delayed by safety issues re neighbouring distillery and pharmaceutical premises

Kerr Blyth: G1
Kerr Blyth associates (KBA) to design Stefan King (G1 Group from Glasgow) nightclub on Picardy Place, submitted to CEC Planning. We reported in Dec 2004 Montpelier’s proposal by KBA for a 33 bedroom hotel at 125 George St, on the site of a former Standard Life office.
KBA’s designs include Halo Bar, Opal Lounge, Circus CafĂ©, Assembly – all in Edinburgh – Attica Restaurant London and Orocco Pier South Queensferry

A Mere Snip
£2.7m sale of former Usher family home in Edinburgh finally becomes Scotland’s most expensive house after ten months on the market and endless stories

Shot across the Bows
Sebastian Tombs, chief executive of Architecture and Design Scotland has called for rundown areas of Glasgow – such as Sauchiehall Street – to match Buchanan Street

The Fall of the Scottish Multistoreys…
Following on from Glasgow City Council’s proposal to demolish Red Road
flats, Dundee City Council has recommended demolition for 420 properties
including five multi-storey blocks in Menziehill

Edinburgh 15-storey tower block Capelaw Court in Oxgangs to be demolished at noon this Sunday: one of three tower blocks in the area set for demolition with Allermuir Court & Caerketton Court to go over the next 18 months
15.04.05

South East Wedge
A joint venture company, Shawfair Developments Limited has been formed
between Miller and Edinburgh and Midlothian Councils to deliver a new
450-acre town in the south east of EdinburgH: south-east wedge

Timber Crackdown
Dundee Civic Trust has called for a crack down on the use on timber cladding on the city’s buildings, especially those on new harbour developments such as the Apex City Quay

Perth Complex
£4m Perth office complex announced for commercial property development firm – Castlecroft Securities – by Alca Design

Edinburgh: Architects Required
Scottish Architects Recruitment Page

Scottish Season
Not New York, but London:
Sutherland Hussey 19 Apr, Malcolm Fraser 26 Apr, Benedetta Tagliabue 17 May
12.04.05

Additions
Edinburgh News Edinburgh News Edinburgh News Edinburgh News
pictures from the architects
Some projects added in the last year

Make
Edinburgh office proposed for the Summer

QMUC
Queen Margaret University College
– new images
06.04.05

New Buildings by Richard Murphy
Dean Bank Lane
Pentland Avenue
Caernarfon Theatre
Recently completed by Richard Murphy Architects
Richard Murphy Architects’ house for Brian and Lesley Knox on Circus Lane
will complete later in April 2005

10 Regent Terrace Mews
Recently completed Richard Murphy Architects’ project, won the EAA Best
Small Project Award 2005: the house features in the AJ of 13 April
05.04.05

Scottish Design Awards
Scottish Design Awards Shortlist unveiled – CCA Glasgow Exhibition.
Projects include the Scottish Parliament, Edinburgh Quay, Tron Square and Newcastle College.

SDA Architect of the Year
Paul Stallan or Gareth Hoskins

Coalhill 2
Allan Murray Architects Coalhill addition
Fountainbridge masterplan‘ also by Allan Murray Architects
Croythorn House – previously with proposals by RMJM – also being progressed by Allan Murray Architects

 

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